Glossary

A

AGM

Annual General Meeting

AIM

Alternative Investment Market, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for smaller, growing companies

B

BBBEE

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment

BPO

Business Process Outsourcing

C

CDP

Carbon Disclosure Project

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CIPC

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

Consulting and Financial Services

Includes Analysys Mason, a specialist telecommunications, media and technology adviser and Datatec Financial Services, a specialist team of financial experts

COO

Chief Operating Officer

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CSDP

Central Securities Depository Participant

CSI

Corporate social investment, contributions (monetary, employee time and resources), external to normal business activities for the purpose of benefiting and uplifting communities

E

EDGE

Westcon-Comstor’s partner framework – Engage, Develop, Grow, Extend

EMEA

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Exco

Executive Committee

G

GTDC

Global Technology Distribution Council

I

ICAEW

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

IIRC

International Integrated Reporting Council

IRC

South African Integrated Reporting Committee

ISIN

International Securities Identification Number

J

JSE

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, a securities exchange operated by JSE Limited

K

King III Code or King III

The King Code of Corporate Governance Principles for South Africa, 2009 and the King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2009

King IV

The King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2016

KPIs

Key performance indicators, a set of quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge or compare performance in terms of meeting its strategic and operational goals

L

Logicalis or Logicalis Group

A division of Datatec that supplies IT solutions and managed services

LSE

London Stock Exchange

M

MBA

Master of Business Administration

MEA

Middle East and Africa

N

NASDAQ

National Association of Securities Automated Quotations, a United States electronic securities market

NYSE

New York Stock Exchange

O

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

S

SAICA

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

T

The Board

The Board of Directors of Datatec Limited, as set out here

The Companies Act

South African Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended

The Company or Datatec

Datatec Limited, listed on the JSE in the “Computer Services” sector and on the LSE’s AIM and its subsidiaries as the context indicates

The current year, the year or the year under review

The year ended 28 February 2017

The Group

The Datatec Group, Datatec Limited and its subsidiaries

The previous year

The year ended 29 February 2016

The Register

The register of ordinary shareholders

The UK Code

UK Corporate Governance Code

The Via Group or Via

A company within Datatec’s Consulting division, providing unified communications and voice solutions

TMT

Telecommunications, Media and Technology

W

WEEE

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Westcon Group or Westcon-Comstor

A division of Datatec that provides distribution of security, unified communications, networking and data centre products